German (GER)

GER 101. Elementary German I. 3 Credit Hours.

For students who are beginning the study of German. This course comprises the essentials of grammar, vocabulary building and composition, together with the reading of easy selections in prose and verse.

GER 102. Elementary German II. 3 Credit Hours.

For students who are beginning the study of German. This course comprises the essentials of grammar, vocabulary building and composition, together with the reading of easy selections in prose and verse.

GER 103. Intermediate German I. 3 Credit Hours.

This course consists of a study of relevant sections of German literature, especially the novellas and/or a novel of the 20th century. The course serves as a bridge between audio-lingually and grammatically oriented prior work and more advanced literary readings.

Prerequisite: GER 101 GER 102 or two or three years of high-school German.

GER 104. Intermediate German II. 3 Credit Hours.

This course consists of a study of relevant sections of German literature, especially the novellas and/or a novel of the 20th century. The course serves as a bridge between audio-lingually and grammatically oriented prior work and more advanced literary readings.

Prerequisite: GER 101 GER 102 or two or three years of high-school German.

GER 201. Intermediate Conversation & Composition I. 3 Credit Hours.

Emphasis on pronunciation, intonation, correct expression, and systematic vocabulary development. Audio-visual work, oral reports, some compositions and class discussions based on readings from newspapers, magazines and current writings of significant authors.

Prerequisite: GER 104 or 3 or 4 years of high school German.

GER 390. Independent Study. 3 Credit Hours.

A student who wishes to pursue an independent study project for academic credit must submit, prior to registration, a proposed plan of study that includes the topic to be studied and the goal to be achieved, the methodology to be followed, schedule of supervision, end product, evaluation procedure and number of credits sought. The proposal must be approved by the supervising faculty member, the department chair and the academic dean. It will be kept on file in the academic dean's office. Credit and hours by arrangement.